A quick quiz: answer either “Yes” or “No” to the following 3 questions:
1. If an employee doesn’t turn up to work for a period of time (unauthorised leave) then (s)he has, in effect, dismissed himself/herself?
2. Can an employee only claim unfair dismissal if they have worked for an employer for at least two years?
3. Can an employer dismiss and employee employee “on the spot” if (s)he has committed an act of gross misconduct?
Did you answer any of the above questions with a “Yes?” All of the above examples of HR Myths.
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